Jodie Cohen – First place for Beit Issie Shapiro in Microsoft Award

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Microsoft Israel has awarded Beit Issie Shapiro first place in its ‘Innovate for Good’ competition. The worldwide initiative aims to encourage the creation of applications to address a social need.

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Steve Kramer   kemp     In August we attended a lecture in Ra’anana by Richard Kemp, sponsored by the excellent Standwithus organization, which is dedicated to informing the public about Israel and to combating the extremism and anti-Semitism that often distorts the issues. Continue Reading »

Barry Shaw – Don’t allow Israel detractors use false Gaza casualty figures to demonize Israel.

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The battle is still going on about Gaza casualty figures during the recent fifty day conflict between Palestinian terrorism led by Hamas, and Israel.

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Jack Cohen – Netanyahu’s UN Speech and Origins of Terrorism

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Jack Cohen. PM Netanyahu’s speech at the UN did two good things, he told the truth about the conflict with Hamas and he spoke truth to power about IS and Iran. Most of the Arab and Muslim delegations walked out as usual because the Israeli PM was speaking, and if this doesn’t show the state of the world we live in, what does. They do this reflexively, as an Israeli Jew he has no right to be heard by them. By contrast, Pres. Abbas of “Palestine” who spoke lies and vilified Israel received a standing ovation. Such is the state of the UN and the world.

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Natan Sharansky – Post-Liberal Europe and its Jewish Problem

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech at a rally against anti-Semitism near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Sept. 14, 2014. Photo by Markus Schreiber/AP. Strong ideological currents are turning the continent into a very difficult place for Jewish survival.

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Israeli Adi Altschuler – Building Communities of Kindness

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As a teenager, Israeli Adi Altschuler inspired other teens to look after children with special needs. That was just the start of her work as a social entrepreneur

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